Jump Off Joe Platforms Rocky Shore



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About the Jump Off Joe Platforms Rocky Shore Area

Description
Jump off Joe, which used to be a large rock outcropping but is rapidly eroding, is located along the Nye Beach section of Newport in Lincoln County, Oregon.
  Designation
The beaches and rocky shores of Oregon are part of Oregon’s Ocean Shore Recreation Area.
     
Key Resources
Limited intertidal habitat consisting of eroding mudstone and sandstone outcroppings embedded in a long sand beach.
  What can you do here?
Use of this area is primarily beach recreational activities such as beachcombing and sightseeing with some tidepooling among the remains of Jump off Joe.

Getting to the Rocky shore at Jump Off Joe Platforms

Access is either along the beach (walk to the north, towards Yaquina Head) from the street end at NW 3rd Street (Nye Beach Turnaround) in Nye Beach or from other street ends in Newport.

Public Access Option 1 for Jump Off Joe Platforms Rocky Shore
Public Access Option 2 for Jump Off Joe Platforms Rocky Shore

Who Owns this Site?
Submerged and submersible (intertidal) lands: Division of State Lands; offshore rocks above Mean High Water: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The upland adjacent to Jump off Joe is under private ownership.
  Who Manages this Site?
The beaches and rocky shores of Oregon are part of Oregon’s Ocean Shore Recreation Area, which is managed by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department.


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Information compiled by Laurel Hillmann, NOAA Coastal Management Fellow, OPRD
 

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